CEOs: Embrace ‘Remote Experts,’ Sensors, Continuous Training, to Address Skills Gap

CEOs: Embrace ‘Remote Experts,’ Sensors, Continuous Training, to Address Skills Gap

(AdvancedManufacturing.com, 7/9/18)

Employee retention, school partnerships, automation & robotics also top of mind
Tackling the workforce skills gap issue involves dealing with not only experienced employees who have sharp subtractive manufacturing skills but have to be prodded to move into additive manufacturing (AM) but also newbies who still need to hone skills required to harness the promise of emerging technology, Atlas Stamping and Manufacturing CEO Lynda Prigodich-Reed said. She was one of five CEOs invited to take part in Collective Intelligence, an exclusive roundtable Smart Manufacturing held recently in Boston with the assistance of Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

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